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Dunkeld

Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.
Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.

General Information

Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of ScotlandUnited Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.  This quaint village was nearly all but destroyed during the Batle of Dunkeld.  A couple of famous mentions would be Beatrix Potter having found inspiration for her creation of Peter Rabbit whilst holidaying in Dunkeld and Shakespeare also refers to Dunkeld in his play Macbeth.

Located in an area renowned for its "big trees", Dunkeld is well placed for exploring the remarkably scenic countryside.  The town is divided from Birnam by the Telford Bridge, a lovely feature along the river.  Filled with whitewashed shops and pretty cottages, this town is well worth a visit.

The majestic presence of Dunkeld Cathedral dominates this picturesque village and today is partly in ruin and partly parish church, it is one of the top tourist attractions.  The town has pretty brightly coloured houses which were built in the 1700's and now restored and homes in the care of the National Trust For Scotland, along with the Ell Shop, a specialist souvenir shop.

Being one of the best preserved historic towns in Scotland, Dunkeld has a range of things to do and see.  The town has a lively music and arts scene, fantastic restaurants / pubs along with good quality shops and galleries.

Things to do and see in Dunkeld​

There are many attractions in and around Dunkeld​​​​​ ​to keep all ages of tourists entertained.  Some of the activities are :-

  • Birnam Arts - arts, conferencing and entertainment
  • The Beatrix Potter Exhibition
  • Bike hire 
  • Offroad bike hire
  • Dunkeld and Birnam Golf Club
  • Birnam Hill - scenic walk
  • Ruins of the 14th century cathedral - scenic setting for picnics and walks
  • Hiking

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Accommodation in Dunkeld

There is a large variety of accommodation options in and around this town;  from bed and breakfasts and hotels to inns.  Please view the accommodation directory which gives tourists an extensive choice.

Restaurants and Businesses in Dunkeld

There are many businesses in the city which provide various outlets from retail to industry and wholesale.  

View the restaurant and business directories for more information, or add your own free business listing.

Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.Dunkeld​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, and is situated on the River Tay.

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